In Algebra 1, the student will gain a foundational understanding of the real number system, expressions, equations, inequalities, and functions to solve algebra concepts. The student will be taught to solve simple and multi-step equations and inequalities and represent those solutions graphically. In addition, students will explore linear or nonlinear functions and represent those functions on the coordinate plane. The student will solve systems of equations and inequalities and represent those solutions graphically. This course will introduce the student to exponents and use those exponent rules to solve exponential functions. The student will learn how to identify and solve polynomial equations using a variety of methods including factoring. The student will also learn how to work with quadratic functions and equations and represent both of those on a coordinate plane. Students will work with and solve both radical and rational expressions and equations. Finally, the student will be introduced to statistics and learn how to use data to apply to probability problems in theory and real-world scenarios. Throughout the course, problem solving, critical thinking, and real-world application of mathematical concepts will be required. Educational Technology lessons are integrated into all High School core content area courses.